The first one-minute teaser trailer for JJ Abrams’ eagerly awaited follow-up to the 2009 sci-fi spectacular Star Trek has hit. Titled Star Trek Into Darkness the film looks set to chart a darker journey than the previous outing. Considering the first one featured the destruction of Vulcan it’s going to be interesting to see how Abrams and crew manage that feat. This teaser certainly gives the impression that Kirk and crew are flying straight into the gates of hell!
The film sees Chris Pine returns as Kirk, with Zachary Quinto, Anton Yelchin, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho and Zoe Saldana all returning and rounding out the Enterprise crew. Benedict Cumberbatch is the new big bad and he is on a mission of vengeance.
Star Trek Into Darkness beams into Irish cinemas on May 9th, 2013
In Summer 2013, pioneering director J.J. Abrams will deliver an explosive action thriller that takes ‘Star Trek Into Darkness.’ When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis.
With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.